Anchor Jessob Reisbeck Joins the CBS 58 News Team

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Weigel Broadcasting Co.’s CBS 58, WDJT-TV is pleased to announce a new addition to its evening anchor team.  Jessob Reisbeck will join Natalie Shepherd and Chief Meteorologist Drew Burgoyne on the CBS 58 News, weeknights at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. and at 9 p.m. on WMLW The M.

Jessob is thrilled to be headed back to Wisconsin after reporting in the nation’s capital at WJLA, Washington D.C.’s ABC affiliate. After graduating from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, he got his start as a sports reporter in Wausau at WAOW.  After stints in New York and California, Jessob took a job as morning anchor at FOX6 in Milwaukee.  Viewers in Milwaukee will remember his positive energy and welcoming presence.  Jessob remembers the amazing people of southeast Wisconsin.

“The people are what brought me and my family back to the Badger state.  The love and support that we have received here is second to none.  I’m honored to be back inside your homes and in the palm of your hands.” said Jessob.

Jessob has covered some amazing stories throughout his career, including flying with the Blue Angels, introducing the world to “Kai, the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker” and working in the shadow of the Washington Monument. 

“Jessob knows Milwaukee and its viewers.  I respected him as a competitor because of his ability to connect with people and handle all different types of stories.” said Kent Harrell, News Director at CBS 58.

Anne Brown, General Manager at CBS 58, has worked with Jessob previously and says “I’ve seen his positive energy and work ethic in action and know he’ll be a terrific addition to our newsroom.”

Jessob will begin anchoring the CBS 58 News every weeknight starting this November.

CBS 58 is seen on Channel 58, Spectrum/Time Warner Channel 1005, Spectrum/Charter 605, DirecTV 58, Dish Network 58, U-Verse 1005.  WMLW is seen on Channel 49, Spectrum/Time Warner 1007, Spectrum/Charter 608, DirecTV 49, Dish Network 49, U-Verse 1007.

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